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AN innovative new book – entitled ‘Training and Optimal Health for Sport’ and compiled by reigning double World kickboxing champion and adopted Craughwell man Shane Fitzgibbon – has been getting rave reviews since hitting...

Sociability is key to Darragh’s success

Darragh Guinnane is a born salesman although had he followed in his parents’ footsteps he might have been in the hospitality business – but he’s not ruling that out if he ever gets tired...

Kilkenny will still be up for it despite absent Cody

 THEY will be a strange sight in Thurles on Sunday – a Kilkenny hurling team without their long serving manager Brian Cody patrolling the sideline. But don’t assume for one minute that it will...

No better man than Joyce to coin a phrase

A Different View with Dave O'Connell You’d have to feel sorry for the bloke in the Central Bank who made a pig’s ear of the new commemorative €10 coin that misquoted James Joyce....

Political gatherings in the west prove stark reminder of contrasting fortunes

World of Politics with Harry McGee - harrymcgee@gmail.com Two parties held their party conferences last weekend – and both present pictures of deeply contrasting fortunes. One is on the rise. Another...

Will exiting the bail-out really only amount to another trick of the light?

Will Ireland exit the bailout at the end of next year? In a way it's an academic question because even if the country exits the bailout….it won't exit the bailout.  ...


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